See the next available GP

Need help now? Don’t worry. Don’t wonder. Skip the waiting room and see the next available Tend doctor online.

Online medical care now

Got a medical concern you need advice on? Run out of your usual prescription and need more? Need peace of mind on something? Our team of online doctors and nurse practitioners are here to help.

We understand that healthcare problems can arise unexpectedly. Whether you need urgent advice to bridge the gap until you can see your regular GP, or require immediate care for a medical condition, we're here for you.  

This online walk-in service is available nationwide and is designed to get you through your healthcare problem quickly and efficiently.

What we can treat online now*

Urgent prescriptions
Off-work medical certificate/sick note
Cold & flu symptoms

Headache, fever, chills, sore throat, runny nose, tender face (eyes, nose and cheeks)

Burning/stinging when passing urine
Skin irritations

Rash, bites, itching etc

Swollen, red and itchy eyes
Constipation and diarrhoea
Acid reflux
Stomach ache
Sprains and strains

*This service is not intended to replace your regular family doctor and is not suitable for WINZ certificates or urgent emergency situations.

The prescribing of controlled medications such as strong pain killers, sedatives and stimulants require close monitoring by your regular GP. As a result these cannot normally be prescribed for casual patients.

When to go to an emergency clinic

Suspected broken bones
Breathlessness/short of breath
Sudden allergic reaction
Severe chest pain
Severe bleeding, deep wounds, open wounds and laceration
Severe mental health

Psychosis, delusions & suicidal thoughts

Persistent vomiting
Severe abdominal (stomach) pain
Traumatic head injury
Severe headaches or dizziness
Inability to control bladder or bowel
Sudden onset numbness or slurred speech
Fainting spells
Poisoning or severe burns
Severe bruising or swelling
Injuries causing severe pain
Sudden loss of sensation
Sudden loss of vision

Which online doctor service is best for me?

See an online doctor now

New Zealand wide

  • 10 min appointment
  • One-off condition or immediate need
  • No doctor choice, see the next available GP
  • Same day appointment
  • First-in first served
  • Estimated waiting time until your appointment

Seeing the next available GP is an online walk-in service and is most suitable for immediate healthcare issues that can’t wait. 

Book an online time that suits

Auckland only

  • 15 min appointment
  • Ongoing medical condition or need
  • Ability to choose your doctor
  • Book an appointment up to 3 months in advance
  • Confirmed appointment time

Booked online appointments are more suitable for routine non-urgent healthcare issues that are not time critical.

Benefits of seeing the next available GP

  1. Timely medical advice
    Connect with our qualified New Zealand doctors online to discuss your condition and receive prompt advice and care. We understand the urgency of your situation and are here to support you.

  2. Peace of mind
    We know how important it is to have reassurance during times of medical concern. Our compassionate clinicians will listen to your symptoms, provide a diagnosis, and guide you through the necessary steps to manage your condition effectively.

  3. Convenient access
    Our user-friendly app allows you to access our services from the comfort of your own home. Say goodbye to long waits in a crowded clinic and receive quality care without leaving home.

Frequently asked questions

Got more questions about online appointments and how they work? See our FAQs section.